Brazil

Written By: jeff

Posted On: September 20th, 2013

There’s no denying that Brazil is hot right now. A strong, growing economy, the upcoming FIFA World Cup the food, the people, the accent…what’s not to love? While in Rio I spent a few hours at the Botanical Gardens. It’s a great setting with a mix of manicured, well-protected orchids to these sorts of overgrown [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: November 14th, 2010

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On Saturday, the 28th and headed off to catch my bus to Sao Paolo.  This megaopolis has something like 20 million people and maybe upwards of 26 million.  No one’s really sure.  But, everyone was clear – be careful in Sao Paolo.  I arrived at the bus station and jumped on the metro which had [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: November 7th, 2010

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On Friday morning, we got up to head out to the beach.  We headed to a stretch of coastline known as Costa Verde, or Green Coast.  This area is located between Sao Paolo and Rio de Janeiro and is dotted with small cities and fishing villages.  To get to the coastline, we had to drive [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: October 31st, 2010

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On Tuesday, July 10th, I finally landed in Sao Paolo.  While it took me a while to get there, I did finally arrive – exactly one week and about 2 hours before the terrible plane crash on July 17th.  But, I made a two-hour drive to the northwest of Sao Paolo to Piracicaba – the [...]

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